Help with a bit of easy SQL!

Hey, prepare for a bleg: I’m looking for an SQL pro to give me a hand with a bit of a tricky sql statement. An Amazon.com gift certificate for $10 (I know, big bucks!) goes to whoever can successfully help …

Network Landscape, version 3

Over last weekend, I spent a good amount of time updating Network Landscape, the TV/DVD/movies weblog I publish. Besides a fresh design, the site got a new RSS feed, enhanced “quick news” section, leaner code, an update to its underlying …

Instapundit: New Star Wars movie insta-stinks

Ouchie! The Professor reviews the new Star Wars movie, and let’s just say that he wasn’t a fan: Actors’ words didn’t always sync perfectly with their lips, nobody even tried to capture room ambience to match the settings, and the …

Reading Bill Simmons

If you care even in the slightest for either sports and/or magazine writing, you should be reading ESPN’s Bill Simmons now more than ever. After a couple shaky months (a career so prolific, yet so organic, creates natural ups and …

Don’t be too sure of parity

With today’s news that the FCC would allow further deregulation of the media industry, effectively allowing fewer companies to own more media properties, it’s interesting to note a similar, if ironic trend, going on with the Web. It’s conventional wisdom …